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BEAUTIFUL RWANDA TOUR AFRICA - RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI

 
  
 
On this trip you will see the best of Rwanda, one of East Africa's forgotten jewels. Now firmly back on the tourist map, Rwanda offers fascinating mixture of game viewing, stunning scenery, cultural and historical sites and of course the magnificent mountain gorillas.


Day 01ARRIVAL / KIGALINo BreakfastNo LunchNo Dinner
Arrive Kanombe airport in Kigali, met by our representative and the driven to Novotel Umumbano.
Enjoy and afternoon city tour, visiting the central market, craft village, a genocide memorial and the Franco-Rwanda cultural center.

Overnight Novotel Umumbano, Kigali


Day 02BUTAREBreakfastLunchDinner
Travel to Butare, Rwanda's second city, to visit the palace and fascinating National Museum. Continue on ward past tea estates spread across the hillside to stay for two nights at the ORTPN Guest House, a simple property located on the edge of the Nyungwe National Park.

Overnight ORTPN Guest House, Butare


Day 03PRIMATE TRACKING, NYUNGWE NATIONAL PARKBreakfastLunchDinner



Enjoy full day guided nature walk in the forest in search of the 13 recorded species of primates, including colobus and vervet monkeys, olive baboons, grey-cheeked mangabey, and chimpanzees. Home to over 275 bird species, this is also the most important birding site in Rwanda.

Overnight ORTPN Guest House, Butare


Day 04NYUNGWE NATIONAL PARK / LAKE KIVUBreakfastLunchDinner
After a morning guided forest walk, travel to Lake Kivu to stat overnight in the Kibuye Guest House. Located on the shoreline this charming property offers accommodation in en-suite cottages, which have balconies facing the water. Renowned for it's cuisine, meals are served in the elegant main dining room whilst boats and dug out canoes are available for leisurely exploration of the Lake.

Overnight Kibuye Guest House, Lake Kivu


Day 05LAKE GISENYIBreakfastLunchDinner
Drive on the scenic road that tumbles through lush plantain fields and provides sweeping views over Lake Gisenyi to stay overnight at the Kivu Sun Hotel. This excellent new property offers a true lakeside beach experience, complete with swimming pool, tennis courts and direct access to the sands.

Overnight Kivu Sun Hotel, Lake Gisenyi


Day 06PARK NATIONAL DE VOLCANSBreakfastLunchDinner
Continue north, gradually climbing terraced hills to the Parc National de Volcans to stay for two nights at the Gorilla Nest Lodge. This charming lodge offers en-suite accommodation in bungalows around a central lawn surrounded by trees.

Overnight Gorilla Nest Lodge, Parc National de Volcans


Day 07MOUNTAIN GORILLA TRACKING, PARK NATIONAL DE VOLCANS / LAKE BURERA / LAKE RUHONDOBreakfastLunchDinner
An early start to track the mountain gorilla's trek through the forest and up the slopes of the volcano requires stamina and patience but the first encounter with these mighty animals will be a truly memorable one. After spending some time observing these magnificent creatures, visit the little known but compellingly beautiful lakes Burera and Ruhondo.

Overnight Gorilla Nest Lodge, Parc National de Volcans


Day 08MOUNTAIN GORILLA TRACKING, PARK NATIONAL DE VOLCANS / KIGALIBreakfastLunchDinner


A second opportunity to trek the mountain gorillas, later visit the local communities or trek to the Karisoke center, famously set up by Dian Fossey before returning to Kigali for the overnight.

Overnight Novotel Umumbano, Kigali


Day 09KIGALIBreakfastNo LunchNo Dinner
Drive to the airport for the departure flight.


By no means are you restricted to this itinerary. If you want a certain itinerary, we shall design it for you.


INCLUDED
Expert leadership
Accommodations
Meals as noted
Airport transfers
Park fee and sightseeing as noted in the itinerary
Ground transportation
NO INCLUDED
International airfare or flights of any kind
Meals not noted on the itinerary
Insurance of any kind
Visas
Excess baggage charges
Airport taxes
Items of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry. etc)
 

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